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[audio]Knickerbocker's History of New York, Vol. 1 - Washington Irving
LibriVox recording of Knickerbocker's History of New York, Vol. 1 by Washington Irving. Read by LibriVox Volunteersw Washington Irving, an author, biographer, historian, and diplomat, completed his first major work, a satire of contemporary local history and politics entitled A History of New-York from the Beginning of the World to the End of the Dutch Dynasty, by Diedrich Knickerbocker in 1809. Prior to its publication, Irving started a promotional hoax (not unlike some modern-day publicity st...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; humor; new york colonial history
Downloads: 2,988
[audio]A Narrative of the Captivity and Restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson - Mary Rowlandson
LibriVox recording of A Narrative of the Captivity and Restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson, by Mary Rowlandson. Read by Matthew Scott Surprenant. This is the story of Mary Rowlandson’s capture by American Indians in 1675. It is a blunt, frightening, and detailed work with several moments of off-color humor. Mary, the wife of a minister, was captured by Natives during King Philips War while living in a Lancaster town, most of which was decimated, and the people murdered...
Keywords: Librivox,Audiobook; Indians; Native Americans; Puritans; Colonial History; Memoirs; Captivity
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[texts]General index to the documents relative to the colonial history of the state of New York ... [microform] - O'Callaghan, E. B. (Edmund Bailey), 1797-1880
[Vol. XI]
Keywords: Documents relative to the colonial history of the state of New- York; Documents relative to the colonial history of the state of New-York
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[texts]Glimpses Into Jewish American History: The Gomez Family - Dr. Yitzohok Levine
The Gomez family was one of the foremost Jewish families in New York during colonial times. This short essay documents the history of this Sephardic family.
Keywords: Gomez; Sephardic history; colonial history; New York Colonial history; Jewish American history; Spanish Jewish history; Sephardic Gomez family; Sephardic genealogy; Sephardic surnames
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[texts]ERIC ED300324: Richard Dobbs Spaight: Soldier-Statesmen of the Constitution. A Bicentennial Series, No. 6. - ERIC
The preservation of liberty was Richard Dobbs Spaight's political lodestar while he firmly supported an effective central government and fought for the Bill of Rights. This booklet on Spaight is one in a series on Revolutionary War soldiers who later signed the U.S. Constitution. The booklet reviews covers his youth in Ireland, his military service, and his public service to North Carolina as a Constitutional Convention delegate, governor, and legislator...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Biographies; Colonial History (United States); Legislators; Military Service; Public Service; Revolutionary War (United States)
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[texts]ERIC ED300329: William Few: Soldier-Statesmen of the Constitution. A Bicentennial Series, No. 11. - ERIC
Exhibiting the characteristic of self-reliance vital for survival on the American frontier, William Few, a self-educated man and lawyer, had natural abilities that included leadership and organization, and these abilities led him into a long political career. This booklet on Few is one in a series on Revolutionary War soldiers who later signed the United States Constitution. The booklet reviews his education and early military experience, his military service during the War, and his public servi...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Biographies; Colonial History (United States); Legislators; Military Service; Public Service; Revolutionary War (United States)
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[texts]ERIC ED300326: Charles Cotesworth Pinckney: Soldier-Statesmen of the Constitution. A Bicentennial Series, No. 8. - ERIC
Charles Cotesworth Pinckney was a wealthy South Carolinian whose profound sense of public duty obliged him to risk everything to assume a mantle of political and military leadership during the period of rebellion. This booklet on Pinckney is one in a series on Revolutionary War soldiers who later signed the U.S. Constitution. The booklet reviews covers his education and early political career, his military service as a company commander, and his political activities after the War...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Biographies; Colonial History (United States); Military Service; Public Service; Revolutionary War (United States)
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[texts]ERIC ED300331: Thomas Mifflin: Soldier-Statesmen of the Constitution. A Bicentennial Series, No. 20. - ERIC
A Quaker who set aside his strong pacifist beliefs, Thomas Mifflin helped to organize Pennsylvania's military forces at the outset of the Revolutionary War and rose to the rank of major general in the Continental Army. This booklet on Mifflin is one in a series on Revolutionary War soldiers who also signed the U.S. Constitution, and it covers his business and political activities, his military service, and his public service to Pennsylvania as a delegate to the Constitutional Convention, state l...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Biographies; Colonial History (United States); Legislators; Military Service; Public Service; Revolutionary War (United States)
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[texts]ERIC ED301516: Jonathan Dayton: Soldier-Statesmen of the Constitution. A Bicentennial Series No. 19. - ERIC
Jonathan Dayton's practical approach to government evolved out of his military experiences during the Revolutionary War, and he became a supporter for the equal representation of the small states. This booklet on Dayton is one in a series on Revolutionary War soldiers who signed the United States Constitution. It covers his early life, his military service from 1776 to 1783, and his public service to New Jersey as a delegate to the Constitutional Convention and as a U.S...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Biographies; Colonial History (United States); Legislators; Military Service; Public Service; Revolutionary War (United States)
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[texts]ERIC ED301514: William Livingston: Soldier-Statesmen of the Constitution. A Bicentennial Series No. 17. - ERIC
An accomplished man of letters, linguist, agronomist, and lawyer, William Livingston was also a notable man of action, and the many facets of his personality combined to form a complex public figure who stood at the forefront of those fighting for independence and the creation of a strong national government. This booklet on Livingston is one in a series on Revolutionary War soldiers who signed the U.S...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Biographies; Colonial History (United States); Military Service; Public Service; Revolutionary War (United States)
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[texts]ERIC ED301512: Rufus King: Soldier-Statesmen of the Constitution. A Bicentennial Series No. 15. - ERIC
Throughout a lengthy public career, Rufus King employed his considerable diplomatic and oratorical skills to promote the twin causes of nationalism and civil liberty, fighting in the last decade of his life to extend those liberties to the nation's enslaved black minority. This booklet on King is one in a series on veterans of the Revolutionary War who were also signers of the U.S. Constitution. It covers: (1) King's struggles to gain education, support his father's family, and overcome accusati...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Biographies; Colonial History (United States); Legislators; Military Service; Public Service; Revolutionary War (United States)
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[texts]ERIC ED300322: James McHenry: Soldier-Statesmen of the Constitution. A Bicentennial Series, No. 4. - ERIC
Less than five years after his first landing in the American colonies, James McHenry, a well-education Scots-Irish immigrant, was serving with the Continental Army outside Boston (Massachusetts), and his military experience led him into a lengthy career of public service where he forcefully and consistently upheld the ideal of a strong central government. This booklet on James McHenry is one in a series on Revolutionary War soldiers who later signed the U.S...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Biographies; Colonial History (United States); Military Service; Public Service; Revolutionary War (United States)
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[texts]ERIC ED300328: Pierce Butler: Soldier-Statesmen of the Constitution. A Bicentennial Series, No. 10. - ERIC
An Irish nobleman with an officer's commission in the British army, Pierce Butler came to North America during the French and Indian War, sold his commission to become a resident in the colonies, and when the Revolutionary War broke out, offered his military talents to the South Carolina governor. This booklet on Butler is one in a series on Revolutionary War soldiers who later signed the U.S. Constitution...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Biographies; Colonial History (United States); Military Service; Public Service; Revolutionary War (United States)
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[texts]ERIC ED301511: Nicholas Gilman: Soldier-Statesmen of the Constitution. A Bicentennial Series No. 14. - ERIC
An officer in the Continental Army, Nicholas Gilman served on George Washington's staff through the dark days of Valley Forge to the final victory at Yorktown, and this experience made him a strong supporter of the U.S. Constitution. This booklet on Gilman is one in a series on veterans of the Revolutionary War who were also signers of the U.S. Constitution, and it covers his early life, his military service, and his public service to New Hampshire as a delegate to the Constitutional Convention ...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Biographies; Colonial History (United States); Legislators; Military Service; Public Service; Revolutionary War (United States)
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[texts]ERIC ED300333: Gouverneur Morris: Soldier-Statesmen of the Constitution. A Bicentennial Series, No. 22. - ERIC
As one of the authors of the U.S. Constitutions, Gouverneur Morris wrote the preamble's opening phrase "We the People of the United States, in order to form a more perfect Union," and his other clauses within the document clearly mirrored his political philosophy. This booklet about Morris is one in a series on Revolutionary War soldiers who signed the U.S. Constitution, and it covers his education, his military service, and his public service to Pennsylvania as a delegate to the Constitutional ...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Biographies; Colonial History (United States); Military Service; Public Service; Revolutionary War (United States)
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[texts]ERIC ED300323: William Blount: Soldier-Statesmen of the Constitution. A Bicentennial Series, No. 5. - ERIC
William Blount's journey from the drawing rooms of North Carolina where he led the fight for ratification of the U.S. Constitution to the rude frontier of Tennessee where he served as chairman for that state's constitutional convention illustrates the various political and economic promises of independence. This booklet on Blount is one in a series on Revolutionary War soldiers who later signed the U.S...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Biographies; Colonial History (United States); Military Service; Public Service; Revolutionary War (United States)
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[texts]ERIC ED360651: America's Puritan Press, 1630-1690: The Value of Free Expression. - ERIC
During the period from 1630 to 1690, the Puritans were not arbitrary oppressors of free speech. They believed that public expression was valuable and necessary. They restricted only ungodly print or speeches by heretics and blasphemers. Within the boundaries of godly expression, Puritans encouraged discussion for the better enlightenment of mankind. The rule that free expression should be a blessing to society occasionally backfired as people such as John Palmer accused them of silencing free sp...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Censorship; Colonial History (United States); Freedom of Speech; Journalism; Journalism History; Persuasive Discourse; Puritans
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[texts]General index to the Documents relating to the colonial history of the state of New Jersey, First series, in ten volumes - Frederick William Ricord, William A Whitehead, William Nelson
Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Keywords: Documents relating to the colonial history of the state of New Jersey
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[texts]General index to the Documents relating to the colonial history of the state of New Jersey, first series, in ten volumes - Ricord, Frederick W. (Frederick William), 1819-1897
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Keywords: Documents relating to the colonial history of the state of New Jersey
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[texts]ERIC ED300332: Thomas Fitzsimons: Soldier-Statesmen of the Constitution. A Bicentennial Series, No. 21. - ERIC
Like many immigrants to the American colonies, Thomas Fitzsimons demonstrated his devotion to his adopted land by helping to defend it during the Revolutionary War. This booklet on Fitzsimons is one in a series on Revolutionary War soldiers who signed the U.S. Constitution, and it covers his political involvement in Philadelphia's (Pennsylvania) protest against the Coercive Acts, his military service, and his public service to Pennsylvania as a delegate to the Constitutional Convention and as a ...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Biographies; Colonial History (United States); Legislators; Military Service; Public Service; Revolutionary War (United States)
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[audio]Knickerbocker's History of New York, Vol. 2 - Washington Irving
LibriVox recording of Knickerbocker's History of New York, Vol. 2 by Washington Irving. Read in English by Maria Kasper; Greg Giordano; Scott Birney. Washington Irving, an author, biographer, historian, and diplomat, completed his first major work, a satire of contemporary local history and politics entitled A History of New-York from the Beginning of the World to the End of the Dutch Dynasty, by Diedrich Knickerbocker in 1809...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; satire; humor; history; New York; social history; new york colonial history; local customs; knickerbocker
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[texts]Report of the Select Committee on the Colonial Agency. - New York (State). Legislature. Senate. Select Committee on the Colonial Agency.
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Keywords: Brodhead, John Romeyn, 1814-1873; Documents relative to the colonial history of the state of New York
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[texts]ERIC ED300319: George Washington: Soldier-Statesmen of the Constitution. A Bicentennial Series, No. 1. - ERIC
Possessed of an extraordinary strength of character and a wealth of public virtues, George Washington exhibited integrity, self-discipline, and a devotion to duty that made him the natural leader in the task of nation building. This booklet on Washington is one in a series on Revolutionary War soldiers who later signed the U.S. Constitution. The booklet reviews his life prior to the Revolutionary War, his service as commander of the Continental Army, his public service after the War, and his pre...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Biographies; Colonial History (United States); Military Service; Presidents of the United States; Public Service; Revolutionary War (United States)
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[texts]ERIC ED300334: William Jackson: Soldier-Statesmen of the Constitution. A Bicentennial Series, No. 23. - ERIC
All 39 delegates to the Constitutional Convention signed the U.S. Constitution in September 1787, but the 40th signature, that of William Jackson, the Secretary of the Convention, authenticated the results of the session in Philadelphia. This booklet on Jackson is one in a series on Revolutionary War soldiers who signed the U.S. Constitution, and it covers his early life, his military service in the southern colonies, and his role as the Constitutional Convention's secretary...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Biographies; Colonial History (United States); Military Service; Public Service; Revolutionary War (United States); State History
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[texts]ERIC ED300320: John Dickinson: Soldier-Statesmen of the Constitution. A Bicentennial Series, No. 2. - ERIC
Like most colonial American leaders, John Dickinson considered himself an Englishman with all the ancient rights and privileges such citizenship conferred, and when those rights were abridged by the British Parliament and George III, he was among the first to don a uniform to defend the new nation. This booklet on Dickinson is one in a series on Revolutionary War soldiers who later signed the U.S. Constitution, and reviews his political activities prior to the Revolutionary War in Philadelphia (...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Biographies; Colonial History (United States); Military Service; Political Influences; Political Issues; Public Service; Revolutionary War (United States)
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[texts]ERIC ED301513: Alexander Hamilton: Soldier-Statesmen of the Constitution. A Bicentennial Series No. 16. - ERIC
Alexander Hamilton was among the most intellectually gifted of the Founding Fathers and a brilliant political theorist, but he lacked practical political experience, and his major political contributions occurred only when his specific policies were adopted and carried forward by others with broader vision. This booklet on Hamilton is one in a series on Revolutionary War soldiers who signed the U.S...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Biographies; Colonial History (United States); Military Service; Political Influences; Public Service; Revolutionary War (United States)
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[texts]ERIC ED301515: David Brearly: Soldier-Statesmen of the Constitution. A Bicentennial Series No. 18. - ERIC
David Brearly was a student of the Enlightenment philosophers and English jurists who taught that a contract existed between the individual and the state, and this exposure influenced him as a framer of the Constitution, with its careful definitions of the obligations of government and the rights of citizens. This booklet on Brearly is one in a series on Revolutionary War soldiers who signed the United States Constitution...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Biographies; Colonial History (United States); Military Service; Public Service; Revolutionary War (United States); State History
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[texts]ERIC ED300330: Abraham Baldwin: Soldier-Statesmen of the Constitution. A Bicentennial Series, No. 12. - ERIC
Although his father was an illiterate blacksmith, Abraham Baldwin demonstrated how academic achievement opened opportunities in colonial society, and he later became a fervent missionary of public education. This booklet on Baldwin is one in a series on Revolutionary War soldiers who signed the U.S. Constitution. The booklet reviews his education, his military service as a chaplain in the Continental army, and his public service to Georgia as a delegate to the Constitutional Convention, the Cont...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Biographies; Colonial History (United States); Legislators; Military Service; Public Service; Revolutionary War (United States); State History
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[texts]ERIC ED350235: New Netherland Project: A Translation Program. - ERIC
The 17th century Dutch colony of New Netherland, which was located between New England in the north and Maryland and Virginia in the south, has received little attention from most historians of colonial America. The New Netherland Project was formed in 1974 under the sponsorship of the New York State Library and the Holland Society of New York City. The project's goals are to translate and publish the thousands of pages of official Dutch records now held by the New York State Archives, State Lib...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Colonial History (United States); Historiography; North American History; Primary Sources; Program Descriptions; State History; United States History
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[texts]ERIC ED300325: Hugh Williamson: Soldier-Statesmen of the Constitution. A Bicentennial Series, No. 7. - ERIC
As a scholar of international renown, Hugh Williamson came into contact with some of the leading intellectuals of the patriot cause and their political ideas transformed him into an adroit politician and leader. This booklet on Williamson is one in a series on Revolutionary War soldiers who later signed the U.S. Constitution. The booklet reviews his education, his involvement with the patriot cause, his military service as North Carolina's Physician and Surgeon General, and his public service to...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Biographies; Colonial History (United States); Legislators; Military Service; Political Influences; Public Service; Revolutionary War (United States)
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[texts]ERIC ED362095: The Influence of Pietism on American Higher Education. - ERIC
This master's paper looks at the Pietist movement of German Lutheranism from 1650 to 1750 and its effect on German Universities, the Great Awakening in America, and the founding and early history of important American universities. Pietism was a religious movement that arose from the aftermath of the Thirty Years War in Europe and was particularly concerned with personal piety and general morality...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Colonial History (United States); Educational History; European History; Higher Education; Intellectual History; Private Colleges; Religious Education; Religious Factors
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[texts]ERIC ED300327: Charles Pinckney: Soldier-Statesmen of the Constitution. A Bicentennial Series, No. 9. - ERIC
Although the second youngest person of those who would sign the U.S. Constitution, Charles Pinckney stood out as one of the most active members of the Constitutional Convention, and over 30 of the U.S. Constitution's provisions can be traced to his pen. This booklet on Pinckney is one in a series on Revolutionary War soldiers who later signed the U.S. Constitution. The booklet reviews his education, his military service in the southern campaign, his active participation in the Constitutional Con...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Biographies; Colonial History (United States); Legislators; Military Service; Political Influences; Public Service; Revolutionary War (United States)
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[audio]THE GREATEST STORY NEVER TOLD Until Now! - Albert Lynn Barcroft
http://archive.org/download/TheGreatestStoryNeverToldUntilNow/TheGreatestStoryNeverToldUntilNow_archive.torrent http://archive.org/details/TheGreatestStoryNeverToldUntilNow The Greatest Story Never Told - 2011.doc by Albert Lynn Barcroft Audio tracks produced and chapter breaks, by capricious http://www.talkshoe.com/tc/87846 http://www.youtube.com/user/capricioussole/videos?flow=grid&view=1 Hosted by: capricious Title: EPISODE66 - neither civil, nor savage...
Keywords: Albert Lynn Barcroft; America; American; Law; colonial history; royalty; Federal Reserve; Trust; Bank; banksters; bankster's; audio; text
Downloads: 1,005
[texts]ERIC ED300321: Richard Bassett: Soldier-Statesmen of the Constitution. A Bicentennial Series, No. 3. - ERIC
Richard Bassett's experiences as a politician and soldier during the Revolutionary War broadened his political horizons for the War had demonstrated to him the need for greater regional and national cooperation if the political and economic promises of independence for the United States were to be realized. This booklet on Bassett is one in a series on Revolutionary War soldiers who later signed the U.S...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Biographies; Colonial History (United States); Military Service; Political Influences; Public Service; Revolutionary War (United States); State History
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[texts]ERIC ED320845: Black/Indian Interaction in Spanish Florida. - ERIC
The history of the lives of non-white peoples in the United States largely has been neglected although the Spanish bureaucrats kept meticulous records of the Spanish Mission period in Florida. These records represent an important source for the cultural history of these groups and offer new perspectives on the tri-racial nature of frontier society. Africans as well as Indians played significant roles in Spain's settlement of the Americas...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; American Indian History; Black History; Colonial History (United States); Higher Education; Indigenous Populations; Secondary Education; Slavery; State History
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[audio]A Half Century of Conflict - Francis Parkman, Jr.
LibriVox recording of A Half Century of Conflict by Francis Parkman, Jr.. Read in English by Richard Carpenter; Jeff Hively; Brendan Stallard; Josh Kirsh; Phil Schempf; deongines Francis Parkman (1823-1893) is one of the great nineteenth century United States historians along with William Prescott, John Lothrop Motley, George Bancroft, and Henry Adams. Parkman has been hailed as one of America's great historians and as a master of narrative history...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; history; Colonial History; History of France; History of England; history of canada; history of new england
Downloads: 2,425
[texts]ERIC ED355158: Fifth-Graders' Ideas about the English Colonies in America Expressed before and after Studying Them within a U.S. History Course. Elementary Subjects Center Series No. 80. - ERIC
Prior to a curriculum unit on the English colonies in America taught within a U.S. history course, two classes of fifth-graders stated what they knew or believed was true about colonies and what they wanted to learn about them. After the unit, they reported what they had learned about the English colonies in North America. In addition, a stratified sample of 10 students were interviewed concerning several subtopics...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Childrens Literature; Colonial History (United States); Curriculum Research; Grade 5; Intermediate Grades; Outcomes of Education; Social Studies; United States History; Units of Study
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[texts]ERIC ED379669: Proceedings of the American Journalism Historians' Association Conference (Roanoke, Virginia, October 6-8, 1994). Part I. - ERIC
The first part of the proceedings of this conference of journalism historians contains the following 21 papers: "'Life' Magazine and the Mercury 7 Astronauts: A Historic Case of Media Control" (Ginger Rudeseal Carter); "Newspaper Contempt between the Wars" (Richard Scheidenhelm); "Crosses Holding Off a Vampire: How Four Newspapers Used Editorials to Define Their First Amendment Functions" (James B...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Blacks; Case Studies; Colonial History (United States); Homosexuality; Journalism History; Newspapers; Photojournalism; Presidents of the United States; Public Relations; Radio; Slavery; Social Influences
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[texts]ERIC ED362913: Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (76th, Kansas City, Missouri, August 11-14, 1993). Part I: Journalism History. - ERIC
The Journalism History section of this collection of conference presentations contains the following 15 papers: "Henry Ford's Newspaper: The 'Dearborn Independent,' 1919-1927" (James C. Foust); "Redefining the News?: Editorial Content and the 'Myth of Origin' Debate in Journalism History" (Elliot King); "'Nonpublicity' and the Unmaking of a President: William Howard Taft and the Ballinger-Pinchot Controversy of 1909-1910" (Stephen Ponder); "The Rise of Ernest Poole: The Making of a Social Muckra...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; American Indians; Colonial History (United States); Journalism History; Mass Media Role; Newspapers; Photojournalism; Presidents of the United States; Pueblo (People); Socioeconomic Status; World War II
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[audio]Dr Timothy Walker -- Crisis in Goa: The Portuguese Response to the "Mutiny" in British-Occupied India (1857-1860) - Talk by Dr Timothy Walker. Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha
Recording of a talk -- 'Crisis in Goa:The Portuguese Response to the 'Mutiny' in British-Occupied India (1857-1860)' by Timothy Walker, on Friday, 6th January at 5:30 p.m. at the premises of the Delegation of Fundação Oriente in India, Behind People's High School, Fontainhas, Panjim, Goa, India. This presentation examines the role of African conscripts in the Portuguese response to the Indian uprising of 1857, focusing on Portuguese use of these troops as a countervailing force to native India...
Keywords: goa; portuguese colonialism; india; western coastal india; dr timothy walker; history; 19th century; indo-portuguese history; portuguese colonial history; 1857; the indian mutiny of 1857
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[texts]ERIC ED375409: Moving beyond the Black Legend: Chicano/a and Latino/a Literature. - ERIC
According to a footnote in the 1990 book "The Noble Savage,""The Spanish Black Legend is the view of Spain's genocide in The New World, as accounted for by Bartolome de las Casas and the European historians who, during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, denounced this genocide, often utilizing it as an anti-Spanish propaganda tool" used by the English. This anti-Spanish feeling is more than evident in De Crevecoeur's "Letters from an American Farmer," in which, for instance, narrator James...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Colonial History (United States); Comparative Analysis; Cultural Context; Ethnic Stereotypes; Higher Education; Hispanic American Literature; Multicultural Education; Spanish Culture
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[texts]ERIC ED380385: The Sphere of Women in Colonial America. - ERIC
This project is a unit of six lessons designed to study and understand the roles and expectations of women in the colonial period. The unit provides an historical perspective on those expectations, examines how both men and women viewed the sphere of women, and how enlightened thought on this topic began to emerge during this revolutionary time. Primary source materials are used extensively. This unit is designed with the intent of maximum flexibility so that it may be used in parts, or in its e...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Colonial History (United States); Females; Feminism; Secondary Education; Secondary School Curriculum; Social Studies; United States History; Units of Study; Womens Education; Womens Studies
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[texts]ERIC ED301609: Residence and Race: 1619 to 2019. CDE Working Paper 88-19. - ERIC
In the United states, late in the twentieth century, racial separation prevails in family life, playgrounds, churches, and local community activities. Segregation of housing is a key mechanism for maintaining the subordinate status of blacks. Housing policies and practices have been a leading cause of the nation's decaying central cities and fractured metropolitan communities. This essay discusses the development of racially segregated housing patterns and the nation's limited efforts to achieve...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Blacks; Civil Rights; Colonial History (United States); Futures (of Society); Government Role; Housing Needs; Longitudinal Studies; Modern History; Neighborhood Integration; Racial Segregation; Residential Patterns; Slavery; United States History; Whites
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[texts]ERIC ED329986: Colonial American Literature: A Guide to Resources. - ERIC
This handout is a guide to library resources in the J. Murrey Atkins Library at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte for the study of colonial American literature. The guide is intended to help readers find sources of criticism on colonial and revolutionary literature. It explains important reference sources in the Atkins library reference collection and how to find biographical and critical information in books and periodicals...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Authors; Colonial History (United States); Eighteenth Century Literature; English Literature; Higher Education; Library Guides; Library Materials; Library Skills; Literary Criticism; Reference Materials; Seventeenth Century Literature; United States Literature
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[audio]CKLN 88.1 FM's Word of Mouth Thursdays - Bob Marley vs. G20 vs. City Sunny vs. African Money - June 3, 2010
. "Some people say, great G-d will come from the sky, Take away everything, and make, everybody be high, But if you know what life is worth, You would look for yours on earth, And now you see the light, Stand up for your rights." - Bob Marley, "Get Up, Stand Up" . June 3, 2010 CKLN 88.1 FM's Word of Mouth Thursday Guest hosted by Black Krishna (BK) Bob Marley vs. G20 vs. City Sunny vs. African Money http://www.radio4all.net/index.php/program/43209 http://www.archive.org/details/Ckln88.1FmsWordOf...
Keywords: toronto ontario canada music radio culture journalism phone g20 activist protest resistance city urban people africa money environment health stress new world order economy recession colonial history united nations law police security military peace man
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[texts]ERIC ED379670: Proceedings of the American Journalism Historians' Association Conference (Roanoke, Virginia, October 6-8, 1994). Part II. - ERIC
The second part of the proceedings of this conference of journalism historians contains the following 21 papers: "The First Information Revolution" (Irving Fang); "The 'Andromeda Strain' Phenomenon: Mutating Systems and International Communication Policy" (Eliza Tanner); "Guns or Butter?: Black Press Editorial Policy toward the Vietnam War" (William J. Leonhirth); "Print Journalism in Mexico: From Printing Press to Revolutionary Press, 1536-1821" (Victoria Goff); "Combatting Economics and the Pr...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Codes of Ethics; Colonial History (United States); Films; Foreign Countries; Freedom of Speech; International Communication; Journalism History; Newspapers; Periodicals; Policy Formation; Propaganda; Vietnam War; World War II
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[texts]ERIC ED367975: Proceedings of the American Journalism Historians' Association Conference (Salt Lake City, Utah, October 5-7, 1993). Part I: Newspapers and Journalism. - ERIC
The Newspapers and Journalism section of the proceedings of this conference of journalism historians contains the following 22 papers: "'For Want of the Actual Necessaries of Life': Survival Strategies of Frontier Journalists in the Trans-Mississippi West" (Larry Cebula); "'Legal Immunity for Free Speaking': Judge Thomas M. Cooley, 'The Detroit Evening News,' and 'New York Times v. Sullivan'" (Richard Digby-Junger); "The Dilemma of Femininity: Gender and Journalistic Professionalism in World War...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Civil War (United States); Colonial History (United States); Freedom of Speech; Health Education; Journalism Education; Journalism History; Libel and Slander; Mass Media Role; Newspapers; Nuclear Weapons; Peace; Periodicals; Reconstruction Era; Sex Role; World War II
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[texts]THE CHRISTIAN CENTURY IN JAPAN BY CHARLES RALPH BOXER 1549-1650, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA PRESSS, 1951, 1967, 499 pages - DARCY CARVALHO
Charles Ralph Boxer ( 1904- 2000). Historiador especialista em  historia colonial portuguesa e holandesa.  Em  The Christian Century  In Japan (O Século Cristao do Japao)  Boxer   estuda a presenca  lusitana  no Japao e  os esforcos para  a cristianizacao do pais  desde a  chegada do jesuita  Francisco Xavier  em 1549. O autor utiliza extensa bibliografia ocidental e japonesa  tendo publicado  uma dezena de obras seminais na area da historiografia colonial  lusobrasileira...
Keywords: Charles Ralph Boxer; The Christian century in Japan; Portuguese colonial history; the Tokugawa period of Japan; the causes of the closure of Japan in the XVII century; Japanese history; expansao portuguesa no oriente; conquista e perda do Japao pelos portugueses; Sao Francisco Xavier e a cristianizacao do Japao
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[texts]ERIC ED344502: Of the People...U.S. History, 1600-1988. An English as a Second Language Text. - ERIC
This textbook for English as a Second Language (ESL) students presents 29 lessons on United States history. The lessons cover the following topics: the New World; two permanent colonies; the 13 colonies; the colonies and England; the Declaration of Independence and the Continental Congresses; Revolutionary War, 1775-1781; Articles of Confederation; Constitutional Convention; U.S. Constitution; first president; beginnings of political parties; review: early America; War of 1812; growth of the nat...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Civics; Civil Rights; Civil War (United States); Colonial History (United States); English (Second Language); Immigrants; Language Skills; Lesson Plans; Modern History; Political Parties; Presidents of the United States; Second Language Learning; Textbooks; United States Government (Course); United States History; Vietnam War; Vocabulary
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